How The Birth Control Pill Affects Your Libido [VIDEO]

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Why does going on the Pill mean decreased sexual desire for so many women?


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If you're experiencing a lower libido as a result of going on the Pill, you're not alone. Recent studies reveal that 40 percent of all women who take the Pill on a regular basis have a lower sex drive. Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright of Health Guru explains step-by-step the relationship between the Pill and the hormones released by the female body, including testosterone, and how that affects your disinterest in sexual activity.

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